The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 2.31% 9.26% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 45.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £31,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 9.23% 20.37% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 2
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £23,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) SaaS
3 8 (44.44%) ERP
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
6 5 (27.78%) CMDB
6 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Coaching
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Product Management
8 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (11.11%) C#
9 2 (11.11%) C++
9 2 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) VB
9 2 (11.11%) JIRA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.56%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) ERP
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Coaching
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Product Management
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) C++
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
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